Ogulagha Kingdom Youths Congratulates Izoukumor, Okpoye As DESOPADEC ED, Commissioner


Briga News Nigeria

Supreme youth body in Ogulagha Kingdom under the auspices of Ogulagha Kingdom Youth Council, OKYC has congratulated the duo of Chief Favour Izoukumor and Mr. Spencer Okpoye on their appointments as Executive Director and Commissioner in the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC.

While Chief Favour Izoukumor is appointed as Executive Director in DESOPADEC, Mr. Spencer Okpoye is appointed as the commissioner representing Ijaw Ethnic Nationality, in the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC).

In a congratulatory message made available to newsmen in Warri yesterday, a copy of which was sent to Briga News Nigeria, signed by its national president, Comr. Roland Pere-Ebi Dede.

Dede appreciated His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi A. Okowa in collaboration with the Executive Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori for appointing the duo of Chief Favour Izoukumor and Mr. Spencer Okpoye into the DESOPADEC board.

Dede had particularly expressed readiness that the oil rich Ogulagha Kingdom Youths will work with the new DESOPADEC Board.

He also urges that the Ogulagha Kingdom should be looked into, being the highest producers of the liquid gold in the Ijaw ethnic nationality.

Meanwhile, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has while inaugurating the DESOPADEC board had charged the newly constituted Board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) to allow communities decide projects of their choice.

Members of the newly constituted Board are Olorogun John Nani, Chairman; Chief Festus Ochonogor, Managing Director; Mr. Efele Eyewu Nicholas, Executive Director; Mr. Favour Izoukumor, Executive Director; Chief Taleb A. O. Tebite, Executive Director and Mr. Oghenekome Okpobor, Executive Director.

Other members of the Board are Chief Julius Egbedi; Mr. Sylvester Ovbije; Mr. Goru Jonathan Oghenekaro; Mr. Azuka Enebeli; Dr. Charles Olisa; Mrs. Cordelia N. Anyangwu; Mr. Sonny Ofe; Chief Victor Egbo and Mr. Spencer Okpoye.

He said the new Board was a good blend of youth friendly and experience people, saying it is gratifying to note that the members are grassroots politicians who have served the PDP and the government in various capacities.

He advised the Board to consult widely with communities to ensure that their needs were met.




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